Facebook says it has helped 100,000 people sign up as poll workers

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Facebook Inc. , which finds itself in the pangs of another controversial presidential election that has placed enormous pressure on its platform and how it handles information, on Tuesday said it has helped about 100,000 people sign up as poll workers. Among the highlights, North Carolina election officials said more than 11,000 people signed up from Saturday to Monday morning, according to Facebook. State officials have said they need at least 25,000 poll workers this year. Iowa reported a 15-time surge in poll worker sign ups over the weekend, while Michigan saw a 12- to 16-time jump in poll worker sign ups. Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg shared the information in a blog post on Tuesday.
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